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Islands

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8,222 islands surround Australia, ranging in size from enormous forested chains to tiny coral cays. Our islands are also home to amazing and unique creatures, some of which are found nowhere else on earth. This project is a place to share all island organisms great and small!

  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Ichneumon

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    Sighted 17 Sep 2017
    Matthew Connors 15 May 2019
    Ichneumon promissorius
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Ichneumon: promissorius
    Common Names: Parasitic wasps, Banded Caterpillar Parasite Wasp
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    Ichneumon

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    Sighted 17 Sep 2017

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    Sighting Juvenile Turbinaria

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    Sighted 17 Sep 2017
    Matthew Connors 10 May 2019
    Turbinaria bifrons
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia: Dendrophylliidae: Turbinaria: bifrons
    Common Names: Cnidarians, Stony corals
    Matthew Connors says

    A very young colony that has only just begun to develop the bifacial lamellae for which it is named

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    Juvenile Turbinaria

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    Sighted 17 Sep 2017

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    Sighting Small Porites

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    Sighted 17 Sep 2017
    Matthew Connors 10 May 2019
    Porites Porites solida
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia: Poritidae: Porites Porites: solida
    Common Names: Cnidarians, Stony corals
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    Small Porites

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    Sighted 17 Sep 2017

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    Sighting Shallow-water Acropora

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    Sighted 17 Sep 2017
    Matthew Connors 10 May 2019
    Acropora aspera
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia: Acroporidae: Acropora: aspera
    Common Names: Cnidarians, Stony corals
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    Shallow-water Acropora

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    Sighted 17 Sep 2017

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    Sighting Large coral colonies

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    Sighted 17 Sep 2017
    Matthew Connors 10 May 2019
    Goniastrea pectinata
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia: Faviidae: Goniastrea: pectinata
    Common Names: Cnidarians, Stony corals
    Matthew Connors says

    This one is a little confusing - I thought it would be Coelastrea aspera but it's too meandroid. Tentative ID by Victor Bonito

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    Large coral colonies

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    Sighted 17 Sep 2017

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